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Dr. Charles Coffey, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat ·  Male · Age 40

Dr. Coffey

Dr. Charles Coffey, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill in 2004 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat and otolaryngology-head and neck surgery.


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(858) 657-7000

Dr. Coffey accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CaliforniaCare HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Culinary Health Fund
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medicaid
MultiPlan
Kaiser PHCS Network PPO
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare HMO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Coffey's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Head and Neck Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Coffey treats Head and Neck Cancer more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Coffey treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Oral Cancer
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Coffey treats Oral Cancer more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Coffey treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cancer of Floor of Mouth
  • Lip Cancer
  • Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Palate Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
Tongue Cancer
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Coffey treats Tongue Cancer more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Coffey treats this condition more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Coffey's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • All Lymphoma
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Anemia
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Disorders
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Glossectomy
  • Gum Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Hemophilia
  • Hemophilia A
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngitis
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Leukoplakia
  • Lip Cancer
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
  • Malignant Tumor of the Head and-or Neck
  • Maxillary and Malar Fractures
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Otosclerosis
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Diseases
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Salivary Gland Surgery
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
  • Sore Throat
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thalassemia
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tonsillitis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transoral Laser Microsurgery
  • TransOral Robotic Surgery (TORS)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Dr. Coffey is trained and board certified in otolaryngology, with additional fellowship training and specialty interest in head and neck cancer surgery and minimally-invasive surgery of the head and neck. He also has interest in the management of ben...

Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2011
M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
Fellowship Hospital
2010
Medical University of South Carolina
Residency Hospital
2004
University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
Medical School
2000
Emory University
Undergraduate School
2011
2010
2004
2000

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If you have a complicated case, insurance that doesn’t make them money or are ever on top of your health more than your doc then this is not the hospital for you. I am only 24 years old and switched to UCSD from Rady Children’s over 3 years ago. I have been so let down and feel defeated. I was...Read More
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